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Harriet and Her Scholars; A Sabbath School Story.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union, 146 Chestbut St: 1827

Seller ID: 14512

Condition: Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 90 pages; By the American Sunday School Union, 146 Chestbut St. , Philadelphia. 1/4 leather over paper boards. This copy printed prior to the Sunday School Union's move to 148 Chestnut in 1853. Leather spine title lettered "Harriet & Scholars." Paper boards have their marbled paper covering largely missing. Frontis engraving missing, either not bound in or possible removed. Ront endpage neatly removed as well as a corner area of the ... View more info

The New England Primer Improved, or An Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading; to which is added, The Assembly's Shorter Catechism

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, United Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1888

Seller ID: 16592

Condition: Near Fine

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 36 pages; no date given but circa [1888], with prior ownership in pencil inside front cover dated that year. Pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. Thin strip of marbled paper over spine, as issued. Expected mild toning but otherwise quite fresh and neat. Illustrated with woodcuts. NF View more info

Two Weeks with the Greys : a Story of American Home Life. Little Dot Series

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18885

Condition: Good+

Color lithograph and woodcuts; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages; Small format HC in royal blue cloth with ornate floral designs and borders stamped in black. Color lithograph plate mounted to the ower corner of the front board. Titles in relied in a gilt field to cover and in black to spine. Endpages split at front and back. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Color litho frontis is handsome and bright; in text illustrations are small woodcuts and lithogr... View more info

Moveable Mabeline

By: Ackerman, Karen & Linda Allen

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Philomel: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21414

ISBN: 0399215808

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Bright, snug and neat in crisp-edged, uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Gift inscription neatly penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked and very neat. Illustrated with bright color drawings. NF/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Hawaiian Sea Hunt Mystery Biff Brewster #3

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14573

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; Bound in original sea green and white tweed paper covered boards. 1st edition with Hawaiian Sea Hunt appearing as the terminal Brewster title on the inside list and dust jacket rear panel. Spot of mild shelf rub lower edge of rear board; shallow chipping to the adjacent area of the jacket. A short, small spot of color offset from the boards to the jacket from a superficial contact with moisture. Small red pen doodle to the upper edge... View more info

What Miranda Knew

By: Adshead, Gladys L. and Elizabeth Orton Jones (illust.)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: London & New York, Oxford University Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17254

Condition: Very Good

Color Illustrations; Square 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; HC in publisher's blue cloth over boards with title lettering to spine and small pictorial vignette to cover in black. 1st edition. Sound clean copy with bright unrubbed externals. Rich color illustrations throughout by Orton Jones. One page starting slightly at front edge; it has a little rubbing stres where it extrudes slightly from the page block. A child's penciled letters on two pages. Lacking dust jacket, e... View more info

The Adventures of a Rag Doll A Happiness Story Book

By: Ainsworth, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, P. C. Publishing Limited: 1969

Seller ID: 14952

Condition: Very Good-

Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1969 P. C. Publishing Limited. Slim HC in color pictorial boards. Publisher's 29c price printed on cover board. Binding sound and contents bright. Light rubbing to covers at board corners. Short, mild stress crack across unlettered spine. Several prior onwer names inside front cover, two of which have been penciled over. Sound decent and still attractive copy. VG- View more info

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

By: Alcott, Louisa May & Holly Johnson (Illust. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35952

ISBN: 0397315155

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Drawings; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 73 pages; Square format HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket is crisp edged and uniformly bright but has two short, closed scrunch tears at the top edge of the front panel and a 3" closed tear along the front flap fold. Judicious archival mends to the reverse surface of the jacket and with an archival (removable) du... View more info

The Story of Johnny Appleseed

By: Aliki

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall: 1976

Edition: Tenth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13471

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; [SIGNED] Square format HC/DJ Original edition, 10th printing. Issued circa 1976; with a warm personal inscription and drawing by Aliki to the verso of the front endpage. Prior owner, a personal fiend of Aliki and De Angeli, has placed her bookplate on the recto of the front endpage. Dust jacket lightly sunned at spine panel and has a small wrinkle from a drink condensation at the front panel. Mild shelf rub to bottom of board edges. VG+... View more info

Charles Robinson and his Friends, a sequel to "Real Heroes"

By: Allen, James T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Alfred Holness: 1904

Seller ID: 27575

Condition: Very Good-

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 62 pages; Smaller 12mo format HC in original tan cloth with decorative color added pictorial design to cover; title lettering at spine - "Select Books for the Young". Scarce pedagogical religious book for juveniles illustrated with wooducts. No copies recorded in institutional holdings searched on Worldcat. Light silverfish patchiness to the cloth boards. Binding snug and contents clean. Gift inscription in handsome script to front e... View more info

A Child's Story of the Bible; Altemus' Young People's Library, No. 5

By: Altemus, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1899

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 24611

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket

B&W and color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 279 pages; Early printing. HC/DJ is snug and solid in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket corners and spine ends shelf rubbed. Small chips missing from top jacket spine end and top edges of jacket covers. Mild shelf soiling to cloth exteriors. Slight dampstaining evident to first 5 pages of text. Shadowing to front and rear endpaper. Gift inscription from prior owner to front endpaper. Illustrated with B/W an... View more info

A Country Wedding

By: Ambrus, Victor

Price: $13.75

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 0621F340333

ISBN: 0192796976

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages; 1973 Oxford U Press oversize HC/DJ Superbly fresh copy appears unread; no marks. Immaculate dust jacket. Gift quality; F/F As new View more info

Union Questions, on Select Portions of Scripture from the New Testament; Volume I Containing the Life and Miracles of the Lord Jesus Christ

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1831

Seller ID: 19554

Condition: Very Good

Map, folding; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 154 pages; Small format volume bound in 1/4 sheep over marbled paper boards. Folding map of palestine at front. Copyrighted in 1831, this is presumably the 1st edition. Leather spine unlettered but supple and with only light rub to ends and surface. Boards lightly rubbed edges. Contetns complete and clean with just the expected mild toning. Bookplate of a Liberal Arts College Philosophical Society. Solid neat copy. VG View more info

A Christmas Greeting; Thirteen New Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and Charles Boner (Afterword and Trans. )

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, C. S. Francis & Co.: 1848

Edition: 2nd American edition

Seller ID: 27846

Condition: Very Good-

frontis engraving; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 165 pages; hardcover in original brown cloth with elaborate decorative blind stamped designs to boards; title letteringand pictorial elements brightly in gilt to spine. Issued as one of the volumes in the Francis & Co. "Little Library". Apparently the 2nd American edition after an 1847 James Miller printing. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis engraving of "The Little Match Girl". Snugly bound and clean.... View more info

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales, Four Volumes (Complete)

By: Anderson, Hans Christian and Svend Larson, Ed.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Denmark, Flensted: 1964

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27318


Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Complete 4 volume set. Later printing. Snugly bound and clean in glossy illustrated dust jackets. Light shelf/handling wear to jackets at edges; top edge of volume 3's jacket is slighty more worn with mild crimping and corners worn. Superficial toning to spine of volume 2. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage of each volume; all volumes otherwise unmarked. Solid copies. VG/VG- ... Oversize book/set may require addition... View more info

Tina and the Too-Big Doll

By: Anderson, Neil & Mary Catherine Wiggins (Illust. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26206

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Drawings, some colored; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 44 pages; Tall 8vo. HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snug, clean and neat in original color illustrated dust jacket. Complete 1-10 printing line on copyright. Dust jacket a little toned to the spine panel and with several very small nicks and tiny closed tears at edges. $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Illustrated from drawings by Wiggins, many with color added. Color pictorial endsheets. Mild th... View more info

The Little Bookshelf: Slipcased Set of 6 Volumes A Friend is Someone Who Likes You; What Color is Love?; Childhood is a Time of Innocence; Spring is a New Beginning; Christmas is a Time of Giving; Love is a Special Way of Feeling.

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1966

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 15549

ISBN: 0152456155

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; Slipcased set of six dust jacketed volumes of Anglund's most popular, color illustrated gift/verse books. Each book is bound in a unique color cloth and each is in its original pictorial dust jacket. Housed in publisher's pictorial paper covered slipcase with ISBN 0152456155 lettered on the rear panel of the slipcase. No record of this slipcased set is found in institutional holdings searched by Worldcat. All volumes are square and snug with or... View more info

My Pretty Country Picture Book of Lane, and Lake, and Hill, and Brook

By: Anon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1872

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 37276

Condition: Good

Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64 pages; HC early printing. Bound in color lithrograph illustrated paper covered boards. Paper chipped with loss along the spine edge and spine ends. Light damp spill evidence along the edges of the boards and the page margins. Light spotting and soiling to page surfaces. Endearing gift inscription and notations to both front and rear endpages dated Christmas 1873 - to Henry Heinamen from Hettie Copenheffer - Columbia, PA. Illustrat... View more info

Letters to Boys and Girls about the Holy Land and the First Christmas At Bethlehem

By: Appel, Theodore

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Daniel Miller: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0003177

Condition: Very Good+

BW Illustrations; Color Map; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 155 pages; 1886, First edition. Bright solid copy in original ribbed brown cloth; borders in ornate black stamped designs and titling brightly stamped in gilt. Square, snug and neat; no marks. BW plates and ills scattered throughout text. Just a touch of mild rub at extremities. A very attractive example of this quite uncommon work. VG+ View more info

Tom Swift and His Air Scout Or, Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1932

Edition: early

Seller ID: 12866

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; Circa 1932 printing. Grosset & Dunlap. HC/DJ. Olive green cloth with quad-oictorial design to boards in red and dark green. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Dust jacket lists 33 Swift titles front flap terminating w/ Dirigible. Ads in rear of book list 35 Swift titles ending with Giant magnet. Dust jacket is bright and generally neat save for the original owner's now very aged application of tape reinforcing the joints,... View more info